In one of our threads, the NAEP testing was discussed. The NCES, National Center for Educational Statistics, has released the report on "art literacy". I do not know how the Department of Education defines Art, but I would imagine we can find out through this report.
The topic of the assessment was "Art Literacy", whatever that is. Please accept this web address with the caveat that I have not had a chance to read it yet:
Sheryl A. McCoy
--- "Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry." -Richard Feynman
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